Dred Scott, never a conventional musician, even within the precincts of jazz, makes a return to Berkeley Sunday performing with a trio at the Back Room.
Founder Khafre Jay incorporates political and social consciousness into his own music and his nonprofit encourages positive, change-oriented hip-hop.
The tenor saxophonist and his colleagues form an incredibly distinguished quartet at the Cheese Board most weekends.
Through his Krip-Hop Nation organization, Moore brings a plethora of artists to the Ed Roberts Campus and other local venues with the Disabled African Musicians festival, starting Tuesday.
When Isaac Lee arrived at UC Berkeley, he was frustrated that there was no music club focused on Korean rap and pop. So he started one.
There is almost too much to choose from on June 30. Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, the saxophonist David Murray and the percussionist Kahil El’Zabar, and Endangered Blood are all playing.
One critic said Walker “is the greatest, deepest soul singer in the world today." Hear him tonight at Freight & Salvage.
San Francisco pianist and composer Jon Jang celebrates the release of his latest album, 'The Pledge of Black Asian Allegiance' (Asian Improv) on Wednesday at the California Jazz Conservatory.
Omar Mokhtari has dedicated himself to sharing the sounds and food of the Amazigh (or Berber) for decades. Now fighting cancer, the local community is rallying for him with a fundraising concert Tuesday at the Freight.
Hear this couple’s whimsical, often brilliantly orchestrated Spanish-language songs at a diverse array of East Bay gigs over the next week.
As Trump's sable rattling in the Persian Gulf brings a sickening sense of déjà vu, there’s one place where Middle East conflict melts away in the face of insistent beauty. Plus: other recommended gigs.
Written by Harris, this is a graceful piece of theater, toggling back and forth between his upbringing in civil rights-era St. Louis, his return to the city he fled to bury his mother and his present life in California.